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Oct 28, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. christin ayers shows us the celebrity who drew boos with the mere mention of the mayor's name. >> reporter: and dana, that celebrity is filmmaker michael moore. he was out here speaking to this crowd which has swelled to hundreds in the past couple of hours. this group is on their nightly general assembly meeting and planning a general strike next week against banks and other corporations. >> reporter: the crowd of provide testers swelled friday as michael moore took center stage in support of a movement that took on a life of its own. at the mere mention of jean quan's name. >> i sent her an email asking if we could speak. >> boo! >> police departments and police unions across the country supporting the "occupy" movement in their towns. albany, new york a beautiful example. the governor told them to remove the people and the police said, we don't consider that part of police work. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the mayor was in this press conference within earshot of the crowd explaining why she suddenly flip-flopped this week backing down from the crackdown that she authorized in
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Oct 7, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's weapon. at that point, two backup officers exchanged gunfire with the armed suspect, who was using the service revolver he had taken from the initial officer. >> and those officers spotted the suspect, engaged him with gunfire. the first officer that was attacked was able to make it back into his patrol car, drive down to where the suspects was fleeing and together the three officers were able to actually take the suspect back into custody. >> reporter: as a precaution, authorities ordered a lockdown of nearby del mar high school. residents say they were shocked to hear gunshots and had no idea what was going on. >> i was right there and i heard a pow and they pow, pow, pow, pow, pow. >> we heard the shots. it must have been about five shots. i mean, they were pretty loud. i didn't know if it was a car backfiring or not. but my husband had just came in the house pulled in and we heard the shots and i told him, don't go it work right now. just wait until we find out what's going on. >> reporter: back to a live picture here on lee avenue in san jose. as you can see, more than six hou
CBS
Oct 21, 2011 12:00pm PDT
security forces. but iraq leaders still angry over civilian deaths and abu ghraib refused to give u.s. troops immunity from prosecution. we won't stay without it. 41,000 american troops are in iraq right now. nearly all the force will be relocated or sent home. concerns remain that the american withdrawal will undue all the gains against insurgents. the white house says iraq will now be an ally. >> it will be a normal relationship between sovereign nations, an equal partnership based on mutual interests and respect. >> reporter: the u.s. embassy in baghdad will still have dozens of marines to protect it and thousands of american security contractors will train iraqi forces to keep the peace. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> in the meantime, more than 4400 members of the u.s. military have died in the iraq war since it began in march of 2003. also in the middle east, libya's transitional government has reversed a decision to bury muammar qaddafi's body. they are holding off as the united nations human rights office calls for an investigation into the circumstances of
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Oct 12, 2011 5:30pm PDT
show: 5pm producer: >> pelley: tonight, the u.s. takes aim at iran over the alleged assassination plot. >> iran must be held accountable for its actions. >> pelley: norah o'donnell on what actions the u.s. might take. attention, holiday air travelers-- expect fewer seats and higher prices. ben tracy on operation hackerazzi, the f.b.i. arrests a man accused of hacking into the personnel e-mail accounts of hollywood celebrities. and dewey bozella wouldn't let a terrible injustice defeat him. now he's fighting for his dream. >> don't let nobody tell you what you can do, and that's what i'm doing. i'm letting my dream come to reality. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama slapped new sanctions on iran today, and the white house said there could be more to come. all of that in response to that alleged plot to assassination saudi arabia's ambassador to the united states. the administration is consulting with allies all around the world. u.s. officials insist that the iranian government was behind the plot.
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Oct 12, 2011 4:00am PDT
morning news" for wednesday, october 12th, 2011. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> the state department i should a worldwide travel alert overnight warning americans of potential terror attacks sponsored by iran, this follows a spoiled terror plot. an alleged murder for hire plan targeting the saudi baeambassad to the united states on soil. one is a f the u.s. government reacting and the talk now here is what -- federal officials are warning americans at home and abroad to be on the lookout for possible tryst attacks. the state department issued the alert late last night as justice revealed they had spoiled an alleged plot for the assassination to the united states. they say manssor arbabsiar and another man planned to use explosives to kill abel al jubeir at a restaurant in washington, d.c. he hired a hitman he thought worked for a mexican drug cartel but was a d.e.a. agent. >> these individuals had no regard for their intended victim, no regard for innocent citizens who might have been hurt or killed in this attempted assassination. >> reporter: fbi arrested
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Oct 23, 2011 5:00am PDT
for being with us. >> thank you. happy to be here. >>> you are quite the guy, and i don't want to say you're wearing your heart on your sleeve, but you do have a mission shirt on! >> we have these shirts on sale at our mission store, and all the other california mission shirts. >>> are they wash and wear? they dry nicely? >> yes. >>> andy, if there's one show i would want to have more time for, it's this one. you have so much to tell us. the california missions, you do pilgrimages to the mission. as present, the missions in california -- i'm from philadelphia -- kind of like independence mall in philadelphia. they are there and they are terrific and they are huge, but they get overlooked. >> right. >>> tell us about it. how many are there? >> well, the california missions, main thing to remember-- >> you're the curator. >> san francisco, been there since 2004. my claim to fame, the reason i would say bill justice hired me, not because i was qualified and knew something about california missions, but in the year 1794, my great, great great grandfather was baptized in the old church when i
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Oct 25, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. the confrontation grew so intense, police used clubs to turn the demonstrators back. but demonstrators were not as reserved as they described. paint balls were fired or thrown at officers and a series of small fires erupted behind city hall. and watch as this protester hurls a large object at this chp cruiser, smashing the back window. >> turns out i believe took this action earlier. i believe that we have the duty and the responsibility to protect life and property. >> ladies and gentlemen, i ask that you forgive our voice and perhaps a shaky camera. the tear gas here has been quite significant. difficult to see. difficult to speak. in a very late night press conference, oakland police tell us protesters have thrown knives at them. even the kitchen sink as they move individuals out of franco plaza. at this hour, they tell us there have been 102 total arrests. two police officers have been injured. as you can see, this is still quite an active scene and the demonstrators have run from the tear gas at this moment, but they certainly have not left the streets of downtown. ken and dana, back
CBS
Oct 26, 2011 5:30pm PDT
for "60 minutes." rising tuition costs are driving students deeper into debt. dean reynolds tells us why some believe it will only get worse. and in a state with high unemployment, ben tracy on why there are thousands of jobs with no workers to fill them. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley reporting from seattle. >> pelley: good evening. from the emerald city. at a time when there is so much anger in the streets of america over wall street greed and corporate corruption, we begin tonight with one of the biggest wall street insider trading cases ever. at a time when many americans were losing their 401(k)s, prosecutors say rajat gupta was leaking secret corporate information to a hedge fund tycoon so that that tycoon's fund wouldn't suffer the same fate. gupta was in a perfect position to do that inside the board rooms of some of the country's biggest corporations. the result, prosecutors say, was that the hedge fund made millions while ordinary americans got soaked. justice correspondent bob orr has our story. >> reporter: as a board member for p
CBS
Oct 13, 2011 5:30pm PDT
for from the c.e.o. of the company: service has been fully restored. but as john blackstone tells us, the crash of 2011 might be a wakeup call. >> reporter: the hardware failure and the two-day backlog in e-mails that disabled blackberry service from the middle east to north america was a warning to a world that's become ever more dependent on always being connected. this man works on wall street. >> you realize how much you do rely on these mechanisms and just kind of pulling my hair out. >> reporter: 35% of american adults use smart phones like the blackberry or iphone. two-thirds even say they've slept with them. but while the old-fashioned land line phone system was built to virtually always work, hand-held devices have never been that dependable says tech analyst charles govin. >> we all live with sporadic outages. i won't say on a daily basis, but it's not infrequent. >> reporter: that's a reason govin has cell phones from three different carriers to make sure he's never entirely disconnected. >> today we still use the phrase "to go online" but the truth is we don't go online,
CBS
Oct 12, 2011 7:00am PDT
president joe biden what steps the u.s. is ready to take now against iran. >>> mitt romney looks like the republican frontrunner, once again, with a key endorsement from governor chris christie and a confident display at last night's gop debate. >> the american people in a financial crisis they're in, they need someone who can create jobs and i do. >> more from the republican showdown in new hampshire early this wednesday morning, october showdown in new hampshire early this wednesday morning, october 12th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. welcome to "early show" here on a wednesday morning. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm erica hill. the new terror warning. this after the arrest of a u.s. citizen accused of plotting iran's first terror attack on american soil. bob orr is in washington this morning with the very latest for us. bob, good morning. >> good morn, erica. a bombshell case signaling new trouble with iran. the obama administration is accusing iranian agents of financing a scheme to deliver a top saudi diplomat inside the u.s. the plot targeting saudi's ambassador to
CBS
Oct 9, 2011 8:00am PDT
for college. and a dangerous trend for chewy gummy bears. how kids are using them to get drunk. "the nfl wouldn't be what it is today, if it weren't for al davis." plus - the oakland raiders take the field today without their fearless leader. raider nation mourns the death of al davis. it's 8:00 a-m on this sunday, october 9-th. good morning, i'm anne makovec. i'm phil matier. there s a lot to talk about in our next half-hour... (chat about it's 8:00 on sunday morning. thanks for starting your day with us. >> we've got a half hour, and it's filled with news. one of the topics, federal crack down on pot clubs around california. and we have the opening of voting on the mayor's race in san francisco. >> lots going on. going to be a big week. first a moment of silence today for the man who changed professional football. houston raiders players will be wearing black armbands to mark the passing of team owner al davis, who died yesterday, 82 years old. the cause of his death has not officially been released, but several friends said his health had really been failing recently. a tremendous los
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Oct 3, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. >> this first storm brought us 3" of rain to the wettest spots in the northern bay area, a smattering across the bay area, where people are telling me sure smells good outside. we have rain from san jose to the bay area. now we do have ahead another bigger storm heading this way. should be arriving by at least this time tomorrow night with rain and wind. we'll tally up the totals and let you know how much to expect. still coming up later on in this newscast. >> thanks roberta. with the first storm the year comes this familiar warning. slow it down. the first rain brings all the oils to the surface of the pavement there, making it very slippery. but did you know this? the chp says the slickest roads tends to be the freeway clover leaves, those connector ramps between freeways. >>> the irs says not so fast, telling a big medical marijuana business that it owes millions in back taxes. robert liles on the letter that could change everything for budding bay area industry. >> reporter: oakland as harbor side health center is celebrating its five-year anniversary tonight but nothing in these canist
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Oct 9, 2011 5:00am PDT
't written your books. you've written over 30. tell us some of your stories and background stories. >> i was a dominican in the roman catholic church. i worked there for many years. -- for 34 years. the present pope came after me and fired me and got me exspelled from the order after 34 years. i kept teaching. i want went from holy name's college in oakland where i was. >> why? >> well, they had a list of things, calling god mother. the bible does it, but not often enough. and i support women's ordination. i don't condemn gay people and i prefer original blessing. that's the title of one of my books. it was a list like that. not impressive, actually. >> original blessing was the first book i read of yours. why was that such an upsetting thing for the church and for others? >> it starts things over, frankly. since the 4th century, the church built a lot of edifice on sin. it's not good theology, frankly, it's good empire building. if you want an empire, teach original sin. original blessing empowers people. so i think it was a basic threat to the institution as it is. yet, i think that's
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Oct 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
tumors from cell phone use. early this friday morning use. early this friday morning october 21st, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good friday morning to you. i'm erica hill. >> i'm jeff glor. a lot of people are interested to see this interview on "60 minutes." >> he spoke to him about this biography and revealing moments. we have a little preview for you. >> that's all coming up very soon. >>> right to our top story. the killing of moammar gadhafi. this morning his burial is on hold and still a lot of questions over how the long-time dictator died on thursday. cbs news correspondent ebiz bth palmer is in tripoli with the latest. liz, good morning. >> good morning, jeff. a few more details and some new amateur video available this morning. presumably taken by one of the rebel fighters who was on the scene at his capture. we should warn you, though, it does contain some graphic images. >> the violent death of a violent dictator. gadhafi's final moments face-to-face with his captors pleading for his life. the end came just outside his birthplace of sirte. he was shot by revolutionary
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Oct 16, 2011 7:00pm PDT
with sausage in tomato alfredo. at olive garden. >> pelley: ten years ago tonight, u.s. special forces prepared to land in afghanistan to answer the attack on america. the taliban fell in just six weeks. and with that swift victory, america began a war that doesn't seem to end. in the last few months, u.s. casualties have reached some of their highest levels, while america's relationship with a critical ally, pakistan, has sunk to new lows. why are we still in afghanistan? what's the plan? no one knows the answers better than the two men that president obama has just charged with running the war. over the forbidding landscape of central afghanistan, the new american ambassador, ryan crocker, is returning, out of retirement, to a diplomatic career shaped by islamic terrorism. his partner, marine corps general john allen, is a warrior/scholar-- four stars, three masters degrees, a combat commander who was dean of students at the naval academy. the pair arrived three months ago, called in by the president, because they're the same team that helped end the insurgency in iraq. what's your plan to ge
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Oct 9, 2011 7:00pm PDT
of the reasons is that u.s. companies have gone abroad for their workers and their profits. over the last decade, big american firms have cut around three million jobs in the u.s., while adding almost as many overseas. no company has gone global more aggressively than general electric, the conglomerate that makes everything from refrigerators to m.r.i. machines to jet engines. this past week, president obama has been out around the country talking about creating jobs. to help him get americans back to work, he's recruited a most unlikely jobs czar: the republican c.e.o. of general electric, jeff immelt. >> jeff immelt: the mood is dark. people are pissed. why not try to do better? >> stahl: jeff immelt talked about his czarship at a recent gathering of g.e. managers. >> immelt: you know, i grew up in cincinnati, ohio, and my parents are really right- wingers. my dad watches, like, five or six hours of fox news every day and stuff like that. so i called home and said, "hey, just to give you a heads-up," you know, "i'm going to be with the president and he's asked me to lead this jobs council." an
CBS
Oct 11, 2011 11:00pm PDT
novel. how the u-s got the best of the mastermind. "here in china i really think i can get in with a company as they begin to expand. "." and: why some are looking for the american dream over seas. good evening i'm dana king. and i'm ken bastida. he is out of here. oakland police chief anthony batts has had enough. it's hardly been a secret that he and mayor quan don't see eye to eye. today he laid out his frustrations. but as robert lyles shows us, batts wasn't alone. why did chief batts step down as plot that reads like a movie script. the u-s government says an elite wing of iran's military --responsible for past terror attacks.. tried to hire a mexican drug cartel hitman to assassinate the saudi ambassador in washington. the prime suspect is this man: mansoor arbab-seer. he was charged in federal court in new york today. he has duel citizenship in iran and the u.s. bob orr on how the plot was uncovered. nns-n restrictions: -this story san francisco's mission district campus is forcing neighbors to shelter-in-place. one student says the evacuation was chaotic. "um, there
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Oct 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
are glad you're joining us for a beautiful weekend here in the bay area. boy, temperatures above normal. >> very much above normal and it's going to be gorgeous throughout the rest of the weekend. those temperatures, well, i'll tell you how much above average in just a little bit. but pretty clear outside right now. not a cloud in the sky of the shot of san francisco. this afternoon some clouds making their way back to the coastline, but pretty pleasant overall. your full forecast coming up. >> thanks, kristy. >>> the occupy wall street movement continues to grow and now new numbers show it is gaining more support from america. about 37% of americans surveyed by the associated press and gfk say they support the protests and 58% say they are angry with american politics. at the same time, though, most who support the protests do not blame president obama for the economic conditions. more than 2/3 place either a lot or almost all of the blame on former president bush. now, the occupy camps have grown into sprawling communities in two bay area cities, san francisco and oakland. down in san
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Oct 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
at 6:00. >> we'll see you then. thanks for watching us. scott pelly is coming up next. >> the latest news and weather is always on cbssf.com. after the crash that killed racing superstar dan wheldon, fans and other drivers are asking were there too many cars on the track? norah o'donnell is with the president on his "it's not a campaign tour" campaign tour. we asked the secretary of defense why u.s. troops are being sent into another war zone. did you have reason to believe that this part of central africa was becoming a haven for terrorism? and john blackstone on how the creator of the iphone and ipad inspired a generation of americans to say "i can." >> stay hungry, stay foolish. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, drivers in the las vegas 300 are telling us tonight it was an accident waiting to happen and, of course it did. taking the life of one of the superstars of this sport-- 33- year-old dan wheldon. now many are asking questions about how it happened and whether it could have been averted. toda
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Oct 21, 2011 5:00pm PDT
breaker for the obama administration. the nearly 40,000 u.s. troops in iraq right now will come home or be redeployed. only a small group of marines will stay on to secure the u.s. embassy in baghdad. top administration advisors are confident iraq is ready to stand on its own. >> iraq is emerging as a secure stable and self-reliant country. >> reporter: to date, more than 4400 u.s. servicemembers have died in iraq. more than 30,000 others have been injured. the war has cost the u.s. more than $800 billion. there are concerns that pulling troops from iraq will undo all the gains against insurgents. at the white house, danielle nottingham, cbs 5. >>> the war that began with shock and awe in march of 2003 has had a huge impact on the bay area. the night crews missiles were launched against saddam hussein, hundreds in the bay area took to the streets there. were days of protest across san francisco. a california mother became one of the war's most vocal critics. in 2005, cindy sheehan lost her son casey in iraq. she became a galvanizing and polarizing figure. one of the most somber symbo
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Oct 27, 2011 5:30pm PDT
reports. >> almost all the subjects got stronger after going diving. kind of completely blew us out of the water. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. if you were looking for the day the economy began to rise, today could be a contender. the government told us that growth accelerated in the third quarter-- and have a look at the trend. look atn the first quarter was 0.4%. in the second quarter, 1.3%. and today's number 2.5%. that's still weak, but there is a hint of momentum. earlier today, the europeans worked out a plan to contain their debt crisis and that sent markets surging. for october, the dow is up more than 11%-- on track for its largest one-month percentage gein in 25 years which brings us to our favorite picture of the day: a man on a german trading floor. too much optimism in that face? maybe. 14 million americans are still out of work. so we turn for perspective to vethony mason at the new york stock exchange. anthony? t> reporter: that huge rally this month, scott, has pushed stocks into positive territ
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Oct 2, 2011 5:30pm PDT
witnesses that may have left the scene, but have more information for us. >> reporter: police also spent much of the day trying to track down the people responsible for the party, which was advertised on the internet, but did not have a permit. >> when that occurs, we're notified that there's going to be a large group gathering, a party or some sort, so we can monitor. at this point, there were no notifications out and as far as i know, no permits issued. >> disturbing, obviously. that's the times we're living in. >> reporter: in san leandro, anne mackovic, cbs 5. >> police responding to a shots fired in san francisco. a man had been shot several times after 10:00 last night on thomas avenue in the bayview district. 21-year-old nick franton stum intelled into a store to get help. he later died at the hospital. no motive or suspect description at this time. >>> temporary repairs made to a 2-foot wide sinkhole in a san francisco street, 300 block of 15th avenue, when it gave way about 8:00 this morning. public works says a 100-year-old sewer main under the road collapsed. the street will r
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Oct 14, 2011 12:00pm PDT
makovec shows us the dramatic rescue from a firefighter's point of view and joins us with more from concord. >> reporter: these images were caught from the top of the firefighter's helmet like this one for the contra costa fire protection district. a little camera mounted there right on the rim. and normally, these cameras are used for training purposes. but this morning, they captured some amazing images of a rescue. these images were caught on a helmet cam worn by a firefighter who today can also be called a hero. you can see him making his way through this smoke filled hallway following the cries of an elderly woman who can't get out of her bed. he ends up carrying her to safety. >> it was awesome. you know? it's every firefighter's i guess dream is to make a difference in somebody else's life and to be able to jump in at that particular time and be able to do that and make a difference, it is great. >> reporter: there was another woman inside a hall. she was escorted out by firefighter nick long. neighbors called 911 after smelling smoke but not quite knowing where it was coming
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Oct 16, 2011 5:00am PDT
in the stomach. and they tell us how the grief is affecting them. when we talk to grieving individuals, we need to listen to their languaging. >> in your vast experience in the field, over 60 years together, i'm sure you've seen a lot of different changes in which people understand grief, talk about grief, willing to share their grief and all the different ways in which the mow call itties of supporting -- models of supporting somebody. what are some of the changes that you've seen in which our culture faces grief and supports grief? >> one of the things that my career has expand is the beginning of grief as a field of research. it started with elizabeth cooper ross. she was a doctor and worked with the dying and she began to bring grief work into a professional realm. in the beginning, grief was thought to be a very individual experience, so people worked with those that worked with it with work with individual therapists. and then it's more of a peer peer group counseling. and then led to professionally led groups. and we have done this, within a community of strangers, a grief camp weekend e
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Oct 19, 2011 7:00am PDT
that you stand here before us and talk about that you're strong on immigration is on its face, the height of hypocrisy. [ laughter ] [ booing ] >> governor romney? >> rick, i don't think i have ever hired an illegal in my life. >> you -- >> are you going to let me finish what i have to say? [ booing ] >> look, rick. >> the republicans need to follow the rules. what a tough couple of debates. >> i understand that. >> perry was criticized for the immigration policy, giving tuition discounts to illegal immigrants. >> you put in place to draw illegals in which is giving $100,000 of tuition credit to illegals who come in. the big states of illegal immigrants are california and florida. over the last ten years they have had no increase. texas had 60% increase in illegal immigrants. if there is someone with a record of governor with regard to illegal immigration that doesn't stand up it's you, not me. >> reporter: perry went on the offensive. >> you stood here in front of the american people and did not tell the truth that you had illegals working on your property. >> we hired a lawn company to
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Oct 22, 2011 5:30pm PDT
: right now, police aren't saying anything. we called the stockton police. they directed us to the san jose police and we have not yet heard back from them. all they said is they are actively pursuing a warrant. but a lot of people are believing that since this is the san jose police, that this is ruiz who is inside the home. also, we don't know if he's inside the home alone. we've heard mixed reports, whether people were able to get people out earlier in the day, or indeed if there are people in the house with ruiz. >> and of course we'll have more on the story for you at 6:30. >>> well, a good samaritan is dead after two crashes this morning on interstate 880 in heyward. the first crash happened on northbound 880 near the interchange with highway 92. a woman driving by stopped and got out to help. that's when a car slammed into her. she was thrown to the other side of the freeway and was killed. >> people's general nature is to help each other, but on the freeway, this time of night, you have to error on the side of caution. lot of people going on in drivers minds these days. so in t
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Oct 28, 2011 12:00pm PDT
voices, especially liberals. and as kristy seifkin tells us, even the protestors themselves are not sure where jean quan stands. >> terrible. if she was a football coach on an nfl team, she would be replaced. >> reporter: willie brown isn't the only one who thinks that mayor quan needs to move along. she has been under constant fire from national media since tuesday's raid. >> seems a little heavy-handed. unless one of the protestors was godzilla. >> mayor quan is left with two choice, she candice miss the acting police chief howard jordan and use her powers to authorize "occupy oakland" to protest again without harassment or having betrayed everything she supported and all those who had supported her, she must resign. >> reporter: and now liberal online media hub moveon.org has started an ad that calls for quan to stop police brutality. >> tell mayor quan and tell her this happens under your watch. >> reporter: protestors aren't holding your breath. >> it's difficult for her? i would say yes. do i expect more from her? no. i really don't. >> reporter: quan skipped speaking to protestors
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Oct 30, 2011 5:00am PDT
>>> welcome to mosaic on this summer morning. we're glad you're joining us. we'll do a profile of a religious bay lead ere. -- leader. we're excited to introduce james emmerson. he's the president of the calvary presbyterian church here. he's just turned 85 years old and we're delighted to celebrate his birthday and bring him to you. towards the end, we wanted to get about your book, it's, forgiveness the key to a creative life. you were talking about forgiveness a long, long time ago. you're a pips will boy? -- peninsula boy? >> yes, my dad taught at stanford. i grew up there. my dad was sick most of my growing days. he had tuberculosis from world war i. i also got it from him. i really start out as being a consequence of the trenches of world war i. that's where he got the tuberculosis and ultimately, i got it from him. i didn't start school until the 3rd grade. i was home schooled and then, into the catholic school and all of that and then stanford and then went to princeton for seminary. >> let me go back, being with tuberculosis, that was very, very serious. it was a full
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Oct 11, 2011 5:30pm PDT
>> pelley: tonight, the u.s. accuses iran of plotting an assassination in the united states. the alleged target, the saudi ambassador. a u.s. citizen is under arrest. bob orr, liz palmer, and norah o'donnell are on the story. jan crawford on a big boost for mitt romney. an endorsement from chris christie. dr. jon lapook tells us about a new study that links vitamin "e" to an increased risk of prostate cancer. and celia hatton on the search for the american dream in, of all places, china. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. tonight, the united states is accusing the iranian government of plotting to assassinate the saudi ambassador to the u.s. with a bombing attack on a restaurant here in america. one man who holds u.s. and iranian citizenship is under arrest, another suspect is at large. the justice department says the man in custody has confessed and identified iranian government officials who were involved. secretary of state hillary clinton says this "crosses a line an iran needs to be held accountable." i
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Oct 16, 2011 8:30am PDT
. but when border patrol agent brian terry was killed in arizona and two of the guns sent undercover by the u.s. government into mexico were found at the crime scene, the program exploded in controversy. could one of those walked guns be responsible for the death of a federal agent? the head of the a.t.f. has step down. a u.s. attorney in arizona has resigned and lesser officials have been transferred or replaced. but questions remain. who instituted the program? what did attorney general eric holder know about it? and when? >> i'm not sure of the exact date but i probably heard about fast and furious for the first time over the last few weeks. >> schieffer: was there a cover- up, a scandal or is it all just politics? we'll talk to congressman darrell issa, the congressional chairman investigating the justice department's role. and congressman elijah cummings, the ranking democrat on his committee. we'll also bring in cbs news investigative correspondent sheryl attkisson who first broke the story. and then we'll talk politics and get the latest on the republican presidential race from chief whi
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Oct 18, 2011 5:30pm PDT
to congress are way down. america's baby doctors say no t.v. for children under two. dr. jon lapook tells us why. and bob orr goes along with police on the trail of smugglers trafficking in something more profitable than drugs. >> this is becoming the new organized crime, the new prohibition. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. the official word from the government won't come until tomorrow but we can tell you tonight that if you are one of the 55 million americans on social security you will be getting a raise in january. the first in three years. that's welcome news for retirees who the government says mostly rely on social security for a majority of their income and the raise comes at a time when seniors have seen prices go up while retirement nest eggs have shrunk and the value of homes has fallen. wyatt andrews tells us how much of a raise they'll be getting. wyatt? >> reporter: scott, this is an average but the social security raise we expect to be announced for next january will be around $38 a month. for the tens of m
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Oct 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
for weapons of mass destruction which were never found. then the u.s. found it in the middle of a civil war, caught between two branches of islam. on this historic day, we have reports from david martin and norah o'donnell. first david, who's at fort bragg, north carolina. >> reporter: good evening, scott. fort bragg is the home of the 82nd airborne which currently has 3,500 troops in iraq. they'll all be home for the holidays, because today the president pulled the plug on negotiations that could have kept some american troops in iraq past the end of the year. >> the rest of our troops in iraq will come home by the end of the year. after nearly nine years, america's war in iraq will be over. >> reporter: for better or worse, the military operation which began with shock and awe in march of 2003 and descended into the mayhem of civil war is really going to end, even though both americans an iraqis agree there are still holes in iraqi defenses. the u.s. had offered to keep up to 5,000 troops there to train iraqis in air defense, intelligence, and protecting against the threat of invasion, pa
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Oct 24, 2011 7:00am PDT
today, the author gives us some insight. >> we started focusing on his family again as well, and it was a painful, brutal struggle. and he would talk often to me about the pain. >> we'll hear more from walter isaacson early this monday morning, october 24, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> beautiful sun rooibeautiful on this monday morning. >> nice to have you back. you had a rough week battling illness and we're happy that you're on the mend and here. >> you don't appreciate good health until you've been sick for a long time. it is great to be back. but i missed you guys and missed you at home as well. >>> we begin this morning with the economy. and a new attack on a huge problem. millions of people whose mortgages, up to 1 million, that have mortgages worth more than their homes right now. >> so many people can relate to that, being underwater. and today president obama is unveiling a new plan which would help some of those people refinance and even cut their mortgage bill. nora o'donnell is joining us this morning with the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning
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Sep 30, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. the main portion of the house is what was essentially burned. firefighters having to use some of the pool water to help douse the flames last night. and right here is where the bride and groom were supposed to stand tomorrow for their wedding vows before family and friends with this sweeping view of the napa valley. but despite the loss of a home and a dream wedding location, the family says something remarkable has come out of it. friends reaching out so the wedding could go on. >> everyone's opened their home. they say you can have the wedding here. >> reporter: at the time of the fire, neighbors rushed in and grabbed valuables and photo albums. tom says this isn't the first time this home has burned down. >> there was another fire here in the early '80s set by an arsonist, and that house actually burned down at that time. >> reporter: as for the bride? >> she is holding it together. she goes through waves up and down. >> where was the wedding dress. it --where was the wedding dress? >> it was not here. it just got finished yesterday. >> reporter: investigators are still looking into th
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Oct 2, 2011 5:00am PDT
to the archbishop and he gave us permission and we thought we wanted to polo ground again but the blessed mother wanted us in the middle of city hall. >> we are happy about this, the archbishop would be there if he could be but he cannot be. but bishop justice will be there. that will be nice. >> you have leadership. >> right and even is riding this tail of happiness and having a good time. people from santa rosa, oakland, stockton. san jose. should be attending, like i said, they would be attending. >>> and we will be back on mosaic. ♪ ♪ ♪ welcome back, i'm here with dave martin and we are talking about a rosary rally. family rosary rally october 15th at civic center plaza, you said dave that father goody was at the rally. you were talking he and and other people are going and talking to groups. when you talk to the groups it never fails someone has been there. >> it's interesting, age has something to do with it but most of the team that say they are there are clergy today. so there's a special thing that happens. it will happen in 1961 hopefully. there nothing is expected of people th
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Oct 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. >> it is like a fear that, you know, all of us have. >> reporter: biker groups from all over the bay area, california, and the country, were represented here today. >> we're all friends. we're all here gathering. everybody is cool. we like to keep it that way. >> so did the san jose police, camped out on the corner, patrolling the event. >> the director of oak hill memorial park says this is the largest event that has gone on here in recent memory. >> what does it take to put on an event of this size? >> a lot of patience and understanding. a lot of empathy that there are people who are different than our normal traditional type services. but we serve everybody. >> in san jose, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> apple is holding a memorial service tomorrow evening, for steve jobs. "the wall street journal" says invitations have gone out to silicon valley big wigs, and other people close to jobs. apple says the event at stanford university is private and that no public services are planned. a small private funeral was held a week ago. jobs who co-founded apple and the mastermind behind the i-phone an
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Oct 19, 2011 1:35am PDT
the hell? >> -- geoff: that was my girl. craig: oh, yeah, i forgot. i completely forgot that you guys used to go out for an episode. well, you know, alex has moved on. maybe you should. geoff: looks like you like a little ginger in your coffee, alex. i guess if you're into dudes that look like opi. craig: this is like a reality show with freaks. of course, there's no freeks on any other reality show. i'm saying the opposite of what's true. your hand just moved which is weird because this is the hand that doesn't move. geoff: i'm plugged in. i can go longer. craig: good night, everybody. say good night, kids. good night. [cheers and applause],,,,,,,,,, ♪ [ ukulele strumming ] ♪ [ folksy whistling ] [ man ] quitting is a fight you can't let yourself lose. it can take many tries. but keep trying, you will beat smoking. honey, you okay? yeah, i'm fine. ♪ [ ukulele ] >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> three students, all friends, all dead. how a shootout with police may have solved this murder mystery. >> history rewritten after years of wrangling. a commun
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Oct 29, 2011 5:00am PDT
:00 in the morning as it was traveling -- u.s. convoy was traveling near the afghan parliament. a car bomb struck the side of an armored bus that was carrying u.s. troops and it burst into flames. cbs news has been told six americans were killed and six others were injured. the nato forces have not confirmed those numbers. helicopters landed near the scene to pick up many of those casualties according to eyewitnesses. afghan police also say that at least four civilians were also caught up in the bombing, killing one school child. the taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack. they say the bomber was driving with 1,500 pounds of explosives when he hit the convoy. now, u.s. convoys are often targeted, but rarely are these bombings so deadly. the taliban said they will continue to target u.s. forces until all foreign forces leave afghanistan. >> mandy clark in kabul with the latest on this breaking story, thanks so much. >>> an unusual and intense storm is barreling up the east coast. forecasters say a perfect storm of events is expected to bring rain, sleet, high winds and as much as a foo
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Sep 30, 2011 5:30pm PDT
from a u.s. drone aircraft. we have reports tonight from david martin and bob orr. first to david at the pentagon. david? >> reporter: bob, the hunt for al-awlaki was code named "objective troy" and has been in high gear for months. a c.i.a. drone finally got him, but that was just the tip of a much larger operation. missiles fired by the drone took out al-awlaki's vehicle, making the american-born cleric the first u.s. citizen to be targeted and killed as a terrorist. a senior defense official said "a very bad man just had a very bad day." the president seemed to have no qualms about al-awlaki's american roots. >> al-awlaki was the leader of external operations for al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. in that role, he took the lead in planning and directing efforts to murder innocent americans. >> reporter: samir khan, another american member of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, and two passengers were also killed. but al-awlaki was the main target. he had narrowly escaped an earlier drone strike the week after the bin laden raid and this time the u.s. was take no chances. his hid
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Oct 5, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >>> joining us now to talk more about steve jobs and his legacy is rafe needleman with cnet. thank you for joining us. the words genius, icon, visionary, come to mind. there is a whole generation of young people who don't know anything but apple. there are little children that get on their iphones. he -- he had such a vision. >> he knew how to make products that as i have always said bypassed our intellectual center and went straight to the emotions. and not only were they symptom use but they were enjoyable. they are enjoyable in ways that most other technology products really aren't. they really -- they're jewels. >> he wasn't just a techie kind of guy. he was a rock star to generations. >> he was able to -- he was a great salesman for his vision and his vision was out of this world. >> you know, it's one thing for him to step down. he was here. he was a phone call away. now he is gone. >> he was chairman of apple even after he stepped down as ceo. and now he is gone. and it's up to the current board and the ceo, tim cook to take that vision forward. and he -- jobs had not just the v
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Oct 7, 2011 4:00am PDT
>>> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, october 7th, 2011. good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> we begin with the u.s. economy. this morning, the labor department releases its employment report for last month and the news is not expected to be good. economists predict that about 60,000 jobs were added in september, not enough to lower the employment rate which is expected to remain at 9.1%. unemployment has topped 8% for the past 31 months, the longest stretch on record. susan mcginnis is in washington with more on this. good morning, susan. >> hi, good morning, betty. >> reporter: this will probably be the fifth month in a row for very sluggish job growth. remember, the economy needs to add more than a hundred thousand jobs a month just to keep up with population growth, so 60,000 or so jobs is going to put a lot of pressure on congress to take action. today's report is expected to show employers added only about 60,000 jobs in september, with unemployment stuck at 9.1% for the third straight month. >> i'm upset about unemployment. it's very, very hard right
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Oct 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
of facebook right there. >>> 7:00 a.m. on saturday morning, october 15. thanks for starting your day with us. i'm anne mackovic. >> i'm kristy siefken. >> it is going to be a lovely day, whatever you're doing. >> it's going to be nice. temperatures still relatively warm, although a cooling trend in store heading into the weekend by a few degrees today, definitely more noticeable on sunday. clouds back in the forecast. current temperatures outside, pretty mild. cloud cover keeping us on the warmer side. so that's the good news. 58 in fairfield, 55 in livermore. i'll tell you about our highs and the extended forecast, later on in the show. >>> oakland police investigating another deadly shooting, as the city prepares for a public meeting on violence. yesterday's shooting left one man dead, another one injured in west oakland at the intersection of willow and 11th street. this is oakland's 91st homicide of the year. 95 people were killed in all of 2010. this latest violence happens just as the mayor is set to host a safety summitt today. she and new interim police chief howard jordan will unvei
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Oct 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
foreigners spent $82 billion in u.s. residential real estate and the bay area is a hotbed. >> in the bay area, places like palo alto, i think that is healthy for the market records but there could be more in more diverse areas and the lure of a visa could be what it takes. >> some of these investors don't have visa and they are not going to put their money where they cannot travel or think can't see their investments personally. so if they happen to get a visa, hopefully they can come down and invest their money here, you know, that opens more opportunities for all of us. >> reporter: now, under the rules of these residence visas, the foreigners would not be able to take jobs here. they would have to still get a worker visa for that. but elizabeth, it's really interesting. they could invest as little as $500,000 or split it up weiner two properties, one $250,000 and then another $250,000. so theoretically they could live off some of the income and not have to work or if it's just an investment they could come here, live for a while and go home. >> thank you. >>> nearly 12,000 jobs were added
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Oct 29, 2011 7:00am PDT
on the east coast. >>> a gorgeous weekend ahead of us. >> indeed. >> a tricky set is up there, looking at snow here in northern california not quite the case yet. it will be another beautiful weekend with lots of warm temperatures, inlands pretty clear and the bay clear this morning. looking live outside here at the bay bridge. coastline not seeing much fog today, either. pretty mild conditions although a little chilly start. because there's no cloud cover numbers are down into the 30s in some locations. we will cool off by the end of the week and we will have a full forecast later in the show. >> thanks, christy. >>>in the news today, another hell's angel funeral today. san jose police say they are take nothing chances. they promised to be out there in extra force. steve towson will be buried at the oak hill memorial park. he was killed at the same cemetery two weeks ago during the funeral of another hell's angel member. police are still looking for a man named steve ruiz, he is a suspect in towson's murder. >>> all the biker blood shed originated with a fight over turf at a starbucks. this s
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Oct 31, 2011 7:00am PDT
you can get a tug and a tow bar out here to us and get us towed somewhere to a gate or something? i don't care. take us anywhere. >> it is so bad in central massachusetts, halloween is on hold. we'll have more on the latest mess in a year that's been full of incredible moments. >>> and bernie madoff's wife and son open up to "60 minutes" about the moment he revealed his $50 billion ponzi scheme. >> i felt like my head exploded. i mean, i don't think if he had told me he was an alien i could have been more surprised. >> we have more of that interview this morning, including what the family thinks of madoff today. early this monday morning, october 31, 2011. >>> good monday morning to you. it is 7:00 a.m. on the west coast. i'm erica hill. >> be happy you're on the west coast. here on the east coast, what happened over the weekend, it may be the worst october snowstorm ever recorded here. some parts of new england got more than two feet of snow. nearly 3 million customers have no power. and the effects on air travel are still rippling across the country this morning
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Oct 4, 2011 7:00am PDT
begin this morning. amanda knox returning to the u.s. after four years in prison. got on a plane in rome and due to be home tonight after an italian appeals court ordered her to be freed. 48 hours correspondent peter van sant is with us in italy. good morning. >> this local headline says it all. while in great britain, there's another headline. foxy knoxy free to make millions. while the knox family is leaving the entire media circus behind. these ilmages of amanda knox leaving prisson the first pictures of the 24-year-old american a free woman. the other inmates cheered her name. while her family arrived like tourists amanda was summarypared the look of the check-in desk. today's joy is a dramatic contrast from last night in the courtroom in perugia as knox appeared emotionally overwhelmed, almost sick while awaiting her fate. >> translator: we clear the defendant of the evidence of the charges as it is not reliable. >> reporter: she burst into tears when she heard she was acquitted. the courtroom lost all sense of formality. as everyone involved realized a
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Oct 20, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >>> this morning the latest from libya, plus reaction from u.s. officials and from around the world, we'll also take a look back at his life, his reign and his many conflicts with the u.s. and its allies. early this thursday morning, and its allies. early this thursday morning, october 20, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good thursday morning to you. 7:00 a.m. on the west coast and 10:00 here on the east, i'm erica hill. >> took over libya when he was 27 years old, but it appears moammar gadhafi has not only been captured, but killed. >> we want to begin this morning with breaking news. libyan's leader for 42 years when he was driven out of power over the summer. i want to show you a photo that i want to warn you, is graphic. it was released this morning and it shows gadhafi wounded or dead. pentagon officials tell us they cannot tell exactly that there has been no official confirmation on the death. but the national council says gadhafi was, in fact, killed. another picture there you can see. he was killed as his defenders were overrun in his hometown of sirte this morning which rebel force
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Oct 11, 2011 7:00am PDT
with us this morning. a lot of talk about the economies these days. you may have noticed. the republican presidential candidates will take to the stage tonight to debate what they would do to the economy. the debate in new hampshire is focusing solely on the economy and on jobs. you may recall in the last debate rick perry took heat from all sides. gop regulars looking to the texas governor to bring his a-game. we'll take you for a little preview of tonight's match in just a little bit. >> always good to see new hampshire in the headlines. >>> we begin this morning on breaking news known as fast and furious. that's the news today. cbs news correspondent cheryl has the latest for us now. why the subpoena now? >> well, a congressional subpoena could go out as early as today and first a couple details about that. come from the house oversight committee led by republican darryl issa. gunwalking and list those officials, more than a dozen by name. as to your question why now? the subpoena request was a couple of things. for about nine months into the congressional investigations and what they
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